Olenyoksky District

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Olenyoksky District

Оленёкский улус
Other transcription(s)
  SakhaӨлөөн улууhа
Coat of Arms of Olenyok rayon (Yakutia).png
Coat of arms
Location of Olenyoksky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 68°30′15″N112°26′50″E / 68.50417°N 112.44722°E / 68.50417; 112.44722 Coordinates: 68°30′15″N112°26′50″E / 68.50417°N 112.44722°E / 68.50417; 112.44722
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic [1]
EstablishedOctober 1, 1935 [2]
Administrative center Olenyok [3]
Area
[3]
  Total318,000 km2 (123,000 sq mi)
Population
  Total4,127
  Estimate 
(2018) [5]
4,072 (-1.3%)
  Density0.013/km2 (0.034/sq mi)
   Urban
0%
   Rural
100%
Administrative structure
   Administrative divisions 4 rural okrug
   Inhabited localities [3] 4 Rural localities
Municipal structure
   Municipally incorporated asOlenyoksky Municipal District [6]
   Municipal divisions [7] 0 Urban settlements, 4 Rural settlements
Time zone UTC+9 (MSK+6   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg [8] )
OKTMO ID98642000
Website https://mr-olenekskij.sakha.gov.ru/

Olenyoksky District (Russian : Оленёкский улу́с; Yakut : Өлөөн улууһа, Ölöön uluuha, IPA:  [øløːn uluːha] ) is an administrative [1] and municipal [6] district (raion, or ulus), one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the west of the republic and borders with Anabarsky District in the north, Bulunsky and Zhigansky Districts in the east, Vilyuysky, Verkhnevilyuysky, and Nyurbinsky Districts in the southeast, Mirninsky District in the south and southwest, and with Krasnoyarsk Krai in the west and northwest. The area of the district is 318,000 square kilometers (123,000 sq mi). [3] Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo ) of Olenyok. [3] Population: 4,127(2010 Census); [4] 4,091 (2002 Census); [9] 3,993(1989 Census). [10] The population of Olenyok accounts for 55.1% of the district's total population. [4]

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Geography

The main rivers in the district are the Olenyok and the Anabar. The largest lake is Lake Eyik.

Average January temperature ranges from −36 to −40 °C (−33 to −40 °F) and average July temperature ranges from +12 to +14 °C (54 to 57 °F). [2]

History

The district was established on October 1, 1935. [2]

Demographics

As of the 1989 Census, the ethnic composition was as follows: [2]

Economy

The economy of the district is mostly based on agriculture. [2] There are deposits of diamonds, natural gas, and construction materials.

Inhabited localities

Municipal composition
Rural settlementsPopulationMaleFemaleRural localities in jurisdiction*
Shologonsky National Nasleg
(Шологонский национальный наслег)
344178 (51.7%)166 (48.3%)
Kirbeysky National Nasleg
(Кирбейский национальный наслег)
846433 (51.2%)413 (48.8%)
Olenyoksky National Nasleg
(Оленекский национальный наслег)
2,2731,090 (48.0%)1,183 (52.0%)
  • selo of Olenyok (administrative center of the district)
Zhilindinsky National Nasleg
(Жилиндинский национальный наслег)
664336 (50.6%)328 (49.4%)

Divisional source: [11]
Population source: [4]
*Administrative centers are shown in bold

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References

Notes

  1. 1 2 Constitution of the Sakha Republic
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 Center of the Socioeconomic and Political Monitoring. Olenyoksky District Archived September 21, 2012, at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic
  4. 1 2 3 4 Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года [2010 All-Russia Population Census] (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service.
  5. "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  6. 1 2 Law #172-Z #351-III
  7. Law #173-Z #354-III
  8. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  9. Russian Federal State Statistics Service (May 21, 2004). "Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек" [Population of Russia, Its Federal Districts, Federal Subjects, Districts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Administrative Centers, and Rural Localities with Population of Over 3,000](XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian).
  10. "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров" [All Union Population Census of 1989: Present Population of Union and Autonomous Republics, Autonomous Oblasts and Okrugs, Krais, Oblasts, Districts, Urban Settlements, and Villages Serving as District Administrative Centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года [All-Union Population Census of 1989] (in Russian). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. 1989 via Demoscope Weekly.
  11. Olenyoksy Ulus (Raion) Official website of the Sakha Republic

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